February 6 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, the Kings improved to 27-18-4 against the Blue Jackets, a record that includes a mark of 16-8-1 at home. Los Angeles has won the last four games at Staples Center.

-Anze Kopitar recorded his 333rd career assist to tie Rob Blake for seventh place on the team’s all-time list. He is the Kings’ franchise leader with 28 points (13-15=28) in 27 career games against the Blue Jackets.

-Robyn Regehr scored his first overtime goal in his 1,002nd career game. Both of his goals this season have come against Columbus.

-The Kings have allowed two or fewer goals in 38 of 59 games.

-The Kings are 4-2 in overtime. Their last overtime win was a 3-2 win at Vancouver on November 25.

-Both Kings goals were scored during four-on-four play. The Kings have outscored their opponents 7-2 during four-on-four play this season.

-Mike Richards’ assist ended a seven game streak in which he failed to record a point.

-Since coming off injured reserve, Jonathan Quick has a 2.01 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and two shutouts in 16 games.

-Jeff Carter has been held without a goal over the last eight games. His last goal came in the second period of the Blue Jackets’ 5-3 win at Nationwide Arena on January 21.

-Anze Kopitar’s ice time of 25:15 was a season high, besting his previous high (25:14 / 12/3/13 / 3-2 SOW @ ANA) by one second.

-The Kings won 24-of-62 faceoffs. Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 3-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-6, Jarret Stoll won 4-of-14, Jordan Nolan won 0-of-2, and Jeff Carter won 8-of-12.

The Kings are on their Olympic Break and will resume practice on Wednesday, February 19.

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Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.